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Oct 21, 2012 6:00pm EDT
million. i know that from knowledge of the mosques, leaders of the islamic community. in the los angeles area, easily over 1.5 million in the orange county and los angeles county. added together, very soon it will be much more than 3 million. i think it is around 7 million people. >> perception, reality, or myth? there is a war against islam. >> all three are true at the same time. certain people in the west are trying to carry out a war against islamic religion. in the old days, when is mum was politically important, you had christian missionaries. they had money from rich people in the united states, they go to the islamic world, and they would preach against islam. they were waging a war, not with guns, but by opening up hospitals, schools, it injections, hoping that people would convert to christians. >> why did people feel they have to do that? >> this is a character of christianity. christ said to preach to the nations. many feel it is part of their christian duty. christianity is a very mission religion. it became the religion of about the civilization and it started to do emissio
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Oct 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
range of industries. what can we do for you? >> "bbc world news" was presented by kcet, los angeles. presented by kcet, los angeles.
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Oct 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
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Oct 15, 2012 7:00am EDT
los angeles. it traveled just 19 kilometers. in that time, it will now be a permanent exhibit capitola california science center. the biggest obstacles on the journey turned out to be the trees and overhanging cables. the average speed when it was moving was just 3 kilometers per hour. it could actually reach 17,000 kilometers normally. you're watching gmt from bbc world news. these are the headlines. a 14-year-old schoolgirl sent by a taliban in northwest pakistan is under way to britain for medical treatment. a peace deal has been signed in the philippines in the hope of ending a long-running muslim insurgency. business news with aaron. another painful day for portugal. >> lisbon is bracing itself for street protests outside the parliament building today. thousands are expected to gather over the the 2013 budget. some of the hardest test measures ever introduced critics some of the harshest measures ever introduced by the portuguese government. they have to do this as part of the $100 billion bailout that the country receive the last year. in terms of, the tax of the finance minister
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Oct 17, 2012 7:30am EDT
and their successes on "the road ahead" here on "newsline." >> people in los angeles are learning about one of japan's indigenous drinks. distilled from barley, rice, our sweet potatoes. there was an event organized in l.a. to promote beverage. 17 long-established makers are displaying about 50 types of shochu. each product has a unique flavor and aroma. >> i don't think they're exposed to it or know what it is. but those that i've met who have tried it really like it and enjoy it. >> translator: i'm confident that many americans will be enjoying shochu regularly within five years. >> representatives of the distilleries are serving their products to restaurant owners and retailers. they explain what's behind the aromas and describe the kinds of dishes that pair well with their shochu. >> time to check the weather around the world. let's turn to rachel ferguson. >> all right, yes, we have been following it for more than a week now and i am afraid it hasn't moved very much. it is showing some good signs. starting to pick up the pace and to make that curve towards the northeast we have been waiting for
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Oct 25, 2012 6:00pm EDT
by the district attorney from los angeles county, steve cooley, a republican and tough on crime and one of the leading proponents of the death penalty in california. and the naacp legal defense fund, one of the most progressive supports organizations in the country. between some professors at stanford, steve cooley's office in los angeles, and in the naacp legal defense fund, we crafted prop 36. i think it keeps the core of the three strikes law, life sentences for violent crimes -- we're not changing that. but it eliminates life sentences for nine series, nonviolent crimes. >> grover norquist supports it? >> he does. so does george shultz. and other leading republicans throughout california and the country because i think they realize first of all it is a waste of money, proposition 36 will save california over $100 million every year. but even more important, it is just down effective government policy. it is not effective public safety. >> i want to turn to those who argue in favor of the three strikes law. this is california state senator tom harman speaking to the new york times ma
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Oct 9, 2012 8:00am EDT
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight, a conversation with joan walsh. she has a new book, "what's the matter w/white people?: why we long for a golden age that never was," and also tonight, technology correspondent david pogue. starting this week, he takes over as host of "nova sciencenow" here on pbs. that is coming up right now. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i just try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminate hunger, and we have work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: joan walsh is an editor at large for salon and the author of a new book, "what's the matter w/white people?: why we long for a golden age that never was." she joins us tonight from new york. >> thank you, tavis. good to be back. tavis: this title is provocative. "what's the matter with wh
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Oct 1, 2012 8:00am EDT
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight, a conversation with elizabeth banks'. her latest project, the new film called "picture perfect." we are glad to have joined us. a conversation with actress elizabeth banks', coming up right now. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminating hunger and we have work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your you. thank you. >> i am pleased to welcome elizabeth banks to this program. her latest project is a comedy called "picture perfect." here are some scenes. >> the bad boys have just gotten badder. world power. >> this is a list of all the songs we have ever performed. >> there is nothing from this century on here. >> our goal is to get to the finals. >> of bikini car wash is at of the question. >> i am so good at bikini car washes. down for cardio. >> what are you doing?
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Oct 2, 2012 7:30am EDT
in los angeles. and that heat will be with you into wednesday. a check, yesterday, reached hurricane status again now. back done to a tropical storm. the one that just doesn't seem to die. been with us for three weeks. well it is going to be heading up towards the azures, tropical storm warning. 50 millimeters of rainfall. but by thursday. local time. should become an ex-tropical low finally and should start to see it dissipate after that. heading into europe. north western locations. still daeealing with low pressu. severe storms out of italy. in toward the balkans. it is going to be quiet, calm. central. southwestern locations. nice, warm. 24 degrees for you. 25 in lisbon. summer in athens. 34. many temperatures seasonally in between the mid and upper teens. here is your forecast now. ♪ ♪ >> one more story before we go. government officials are trying to ref of egypt's tourism. and they're holding a motor rally to lure back tourists following political unrest last year. >> the rally started at the foot of the pyramids near cairo. 36 vehicles from 16 european and asian countries
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Oct 2, 2012 8:00am EDT
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. a conversation with sheila bair. one of the heroes of the financial crisis. she has just released a new text. the book is called "bull by the horns." we're glad you have joined us. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminating hunger and we have work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: sheila bair is the former chair of the fdic. her efforts to take on wall street excess and stand up for average americans is the subject of the new text "bull by the horns." good to have you on this program. >> thank you for having me. tavis: let me start with the news of this week. everybody knows in 48 hours, for the first time, mitt romney and mr. obama will come face to face in a debate. if you were jim we
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Oct 4, 2012 7:30am EDT
. not so for you in the south. 32,houston. 2 in atlanta. and, 26 degrees for you in los angeles. okay. we head on into europe. not much change in the north west. wet, windy. thunderstorms today, moving into towards finland. stretching down across northern france. there as it noth there its another low-pressure system. short term heavy rain in across southern portions of england. elsewhere, clear, calm. however, out across the southeast, around the black sea region, you will be seeing some thunder, lightning. maybe intense thunderstorms here. temperature thousands are not too bad. out east. looking in the upper teens. 20 degrees. we have 12 degrees in stockholm. little cooler here. but, down across the mediterranean. 29 in athens. actually see one more burst of warmth in the next couple days here in the southeast. leave you now to your extended forecast. >>> our top story once again. barack obama and mitt romney have met for their first debate. one month ahead of the presidential election. they spent most of their time are gug ov arguing over the economy. the debate took place in denver, c
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Oct 5, 2012 8:00am EDT
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight, a conversation with actor turned travel writer andrew mccarthy. the former star is out with a book detailing his travels around the globe the text is called "the longest way home." in his role at editor at large for national geographic traveler, we are glad you have joined us. >> there is a saying that dr. king had said, there is always the right time to do the right thing. i just try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only about halfway to completely eliminate hunger and we have work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: please welcome andrew mccarthy to this program. he is now an award winning travel writer that serves as an editor at large for national geographic travel. the his critically acclaimed book is called "along the way home." nice to have you on this program. i assume that you must be tackled at the reception t
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Oct 8, 2012 8:00am EDT
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight, a conversation with grammy-winning rap artist t.i > he has faced his share of adversity over the past several years, to be sure. including high-profile legal problems in addition to a forthcoming cd. a new book called trouble in triumph, we are glad you have joined us. >> there is a saying that dr. king had said, there is always the right time to do the right thing. i just try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only about halfway to completely eliminate hunger and we have work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: please welcome t.i. back to this program out with a later cd -- with a cd later this year. he has also just released a new book. of or get to that, here is video for go get it. ♪ ♪ tavis: and now a book. you stay busy, man. how have you been? >> i have been blessed. tavis: david work on you with this pro
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Oct 10, 2012 7:30am EDT
thursday. down towards the south. looking nice and comfortable in los angeles. 21. you may see some showers, from tuesday night into your wednesday night. finally, let's go over to -- lots of things going on. moderate to heavy rain. strong wind, over, southern finland and baltimorec states. toward russia. the northcoast of poland. back behind it, a large, low-pressure system is approaching from the atlantic it is going to produce stormy weather, the northern half of the iberian peninsula by wednesday night. temperatures are looking quite mild, despite the rain in lisbon, 27 degrees. meanwhile, looking comfortable. 15 in london. 27 in paris. toward the east. dropping into single digitsen moscow as well as stockholm. that's it for me now. here is your extended forecast. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >>> that's all for now on this edition of "newsline." i am yuko aotani in tokyo. we'll be back at the top of the hour, so do join us then. tha thank you very much for watching.
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Oct 10, 2012 8:00am EDT
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight a conversation with the first african-american woman to win best director at the sundance film festival. her project is the film "middle of nowhere." it opens this weekend in new york, l.a., and other select cities. we're glad you joined us. a conversation with filmmaker ava duvernay coming up right now. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminating hunger and we have work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: ava duvernay became the first african-american woman to win best director at this year's sundance film festival. the movie is set in south l.a. and looks at the life of a woman whose husband is sentenced to eight years in prison. here are some scenes from "middle of nowhere." >> d
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Oct 11, 2012 7:30am EDT
. temperatures are above average in los angeles, only 20 degrees expected. up towards the north, chilly in winnipeg with a high of only 7. and below average along the eastern seaboard but hotter than average in the south. 29 degrees expected. i should say 28 degrees in oklahoma city and 31 in houston. all right. finally let's go over to europe. thick clouds are approaching western europe from the atlantic. right now thunderstorms gusty winds and lots of heavy rain are occurring in iceland in part of the british isles where wet and windy conditions will then spread through parts of the south italy over the next 24 hours. out east rainshowers in northwestern russia will be decreasing from your afternoon hours. but the next storm system is on its way from turkey. temperatures out looking like this. 9 degrees expected in moscow with rain, sunny skies, for stockholm with a high of 8 degrees. out toward the west, 18 in paris and 23 in madrid and rain in lisbon with a high of 23. that's it for me now. here's your extended forecast. >>> and that is all for now in this edition of "newsline." tha
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Oct 11, 2012 8:00am EDT
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight at conversation with one of classical music's stars, lang lang. he has an all chopin disk. he is performing to benefit the lang lang international music foundation. a conversation with lang lang coming up right now. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminating hunger and we have work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: always pleased to welcome lang lang, the hottest artist on the classical music planet according to "the new york times". he released "the chopin album" and will be performing a special concert on october 30 benefiting his international music foundation and this past summer he just turned 30, not bad for a guy who has made the "time 100" list. so much to get to. so
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Oct 16, 2012 7:30am EDT
in oklahoma city with 31 in miami. 32 in los angeles, expected to warm up to 35 by thursday. here's your extended forecast. >>> one more story before we go. living through the invention of radio, television, and the airplane, a 115-year-old in northwestern japan renewed his record as the world's oldest living man. jiro-emon kimura set a guinness world record for oldest man both last year and this year. he was born in april 1897. an editor went to kimura's home on monday and presented him with a certificate of the record. >> thank you very much. >> kimura worked at a post office and lived by farming after he retired. he spends much of his day in bed but does not have any significant health problems. he has 25 great grandchildren and 13 great great grandchildren. the guinness book says the world's oldest man to date christian mortensen from denmark lived 115 yards and 252 days before he died in 1998. kimura cold break that record if he lives to december 28th this year. >>> that's all for now on this edition of "newsline."
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Oct 16, 2012 8:00am EDT
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. in just over 20 days, americans will head to the polls to determine the outcome of one of the most closely watched presidential campaigns in u.s. history. in a look at the state of the race and a preview of tuesday night's second presidential debate with the national affairs editor for new york magazine and co-author of the best selling text "game change." we are glad you have joined us. a conversation coming out right now. >> there is a saying that dr. king had said, there is always the right time to do the right thing. i just try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only about halfway to completely eliminate hunger and we have work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: job as the national affairs editor for new york magazine and a political analyst for msn bc. he wrote the best-selling book "game change. his election issue of new yo
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Oct 17, 2012 8:00am EDT
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight marked the final time both candidates can address their issues, as the third and final debate next week deals solely with policy. there has been little mentioned about them many americans who now find themselves near the poverty level. how can it be that a country with such a noble history of social justice failed to do this? tonight, peter dreier. from -- peter dreier, from occidental college. his latest book is called 2: "the 100 greatest americans of the 20th century." we are glad to have you with our conversation with peter dreier, coming up. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i just try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminate hunger, and we have work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: peter dreier is a professor
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Oct 18, 2012 7:30am EDT
, only 12 degrees. meanwhile, 17 in seattle, to the south, unseasonably hot conditions remaining in los angeles, coming in at 31 degrees on your thursday. out toward the east, nice and comfortable along the eastern seaboard. 23 in washington, d.c.. finally, let's go over to europe. we are seeing a completely different picture between the u.s. and the rest of europe. this high pressure system is quite strong and stubborn, these low pressure systems cannot move toward the east. that means unstable weather will continue across the region as we head into the weekend. meanwhile nice clear skies for the rest of europe. temperatures much average than average. 17 degrees in vienna. meanwhile dropping down into the mid teens in lisbon. it should be cooling down into 15 degrees as we head into your friday. that is the weather for now. up next is your three-day outlook. >>> one more story before we go. the french queen marie antoinette is known for a life of luxury. now a pair of her slippers has sold for more than $80,000. about 80 of the queens personal items were put out for auction in paris. t
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Oct 18, 2012 8:00am EDT
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight, we continue our road to health series with one of the most overlooked aspects of health care, the doctor-patient relationship. dr. peter ubel is a scientist at duke university, who looks at how decisions are made and why. communications may hold the key for health care. his new book is called "critical decisions." we are glad you could join us with dr. peter ubel. right now. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i just try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminate hunger, and we have work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> the california endowment. health happens in neighborhoods. learn more. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: dr. peter ubel is a widely respected scientist and physicians at duke university. his latest text is called "critical decisions." do
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Oct 19, 2012 7:30am EDT
in central los angeles, commuters practiced evacuating. station officials helped passengers get off trains and walk along the tracks to the safety. >> any earthquake in the world that happens seems to, inspire people to take more interest in earthquakes. to get better prepared. and certainly, the earthquake in 2011, had, has, has done that. >> california has been hit by massive quakes in the past. experts say that if a 7.8 magnitude quake were to hit the state it could kill 2,000 people, injure 50,000 and cause $2.6 billion in damage. germans are on a mission to make their country nuclear free. they lead the world in solar power generation. but they also rely on wind as key source of clean energy. germany is investing hef leave in an offshore wind farms which can yield four times as much power as land based sources. now it is trying to figure out the next step. germany any first offshore wind farm went into operation three years ago. by 2020, the country aims to have 2,000 of these jigiant win fills in the north sea and baltic sea. the north seaport city is home to the latest wind power re
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Oct 19, 2012 8:00am EDT
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight, a conversation with d.l. hughley. he has a new comedy special. it is called "d.l. hughley: the endangered list." the special tax on many issues of our time, including the notes on a -- the notion of a post- racial america. we are glad you could join us for my conversation with d.l. hughley, coming up right now. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i just try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminate hunger, and we have a lot of work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: please welcome d.l. hughley back to this program. later this month, you can catch his all new comedy special, called "d.l. hughley: the endangered list." the one-hour special airs saturday, october 27 on -- at 11:00 on comedy central. here is a preview. >> one of
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